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Barba Roja Restaurant

100 meters north of Hotel Villas el Parque, Manuel Antonio 6061, Costa Rica
+506 2777 0331
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (138 reviews)
“ribs” (80 reviews)
“burger” (141 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 meters north of Hotel Villas el Parque, Manuel Antonio 6061, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our Costa Rican guide brought us here as part of a tour from Nevada. There were about about 35 people in our group. We called ahead, so they were prepared. How they kept the food coming was a mystery. The food was delicious and service...More

Thank bnhsm0m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service is this restaurant was amazing and the food had so much flavor. I would definitely recommend this place to all my friends.

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Very very nice sunset view!! Season fish with shrimp sauce and a lot of vegetables, loved it! Selection of cocktails 2 for 1 :) served by kind waiters

Thank atika_1991
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Was staying in Manuel Antonio for a few days and came to this place everyday! They have a great happy hour 2 for 1 drinks and amazing sushi. The view was absolutely the best in MA. We saw a Tapir and a humpback from the...More

Thank cruise m
Reviewed September 2, 2018

the vegan options here were surprisingly some of the best not only in town but in all of my travels. I've never had such a filling vegan roll. the sunsets were amazing... definitely worth a visit or two

Thank DRae30561
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This restaurant has an AMAZING view of the ocean and jungle. It's absolutely breathtaking. Unfortunately, that's as good as it gets, and that's pretty much the only reason I'm giving it 3 stars. The service was good, as everyone in CR is extremely friendly, and...More

Thank Dgood23
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful sunset view. Happy hour 4-6 pm: 2 for one drinks. Food is good , not too cheap but for the view and location the prices are ok.

Thank Anastasia V
Reviewed August 23, 2018

We came here a couple of times in our 10 night stay, once for just drinks and once for food. They do a great 2 for 1 happy hour, which is the perfect place to watch the stunning sunset! We were pleasantly surprised with the...More

Thank DC1177
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The dinner was muy delicioso! We have a family of 7 with grandma and kids and every age in between. The restaurant was perfect because there was plenty of room for the kids to run around, a beautiful view for the parents to enjoy, and...More

Thank 228connie
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The view of the sunset can't be beat! We arrived during happy hour, and enjoyed 2 for 1 drinks and burgers. Family friendly. Service was good, but not as personable as some other restaurants in Manuel Antonio. For the best view and pictures of the...More

Thank Ginger S
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March 26, 2018|
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Response from aw504 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the tables have a great view, and there is a bar with a full view you could wait if they don't take reservations.
Dorit A
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Laura W | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure! Drop them a message! They have fantastic views from this venue so I’m sure it will be fab!
November 17, 2017|
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Response from georgemaynard3 | Reviewed this property |
Live music is great but call for times
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $38
Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 meters north of Hotel Villas el Parque, Manuel Antonio 6061, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 0331
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A Manuel Antonio tradition since 1975, Barba Roja Restaurante is the local hangout, as well as the best sunset view in the area. Open for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week. Please join us for Happy Hour every day from 4-6. Every Tuesday and Friday we have live music, Wednesday is ladies night and karaoke. Enjoy our 5 big screens every day with your favorite sports programming. We offer a variety of cuisines from around the world at good prices.
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